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The mummy's head is triangular and its eye cavities are very big.
"It's 20 inches tall, which doesn't coincide with the stereotypes of humans. It's head is triangular and the eye cavities are too big.
The lower front part of the jaw has a kind of fin that doesn't exist in any ethnicity in the world.
The opening at the top of the head also calls for attention, and it has wisdom teeth and molars that also don't coincide with any human being," explains anthropologist Renata Davila.
Sounds like a perfectly reasonable explanation to me 'and actually has evidence to support it'... It gets better
"Children's head are proportionally bigger than their bodies. Here we have two points. First, the fontanelle is open, and it usually closes at 31 months. And it has molar that usually appears between 13 and 19 months approximately. So we are looking at a child under two years old with and enormous head," he said.
Case closed as far as i am concerned, took me all of 3 minutes research....
He said it could have been a human sacrifice to placate gods during times when the Incans felt threatened. "This is possibly a human sacrifice, common during Pre-Incan and Incan times. Historians have written for example that during the times of the famous 'capacocha' -- situations where the Incans died or could have died -- they sacrificed children in the areas close to large mountains to honour the mountains," Bayabar added.
The "soft spot" is the area on top of the head where the bones of the skull have not quite joined. During pregnancy, the skull develops sort of like a jigsaw puzzle; it's not all one bone, but rather many bones that eventually meet and fuse. Read More www.ivillage.com... Sign up for iVillage Special Offers
Your brain can also swell as a result of injury, illness, or other reasons. Brain swelling, though, can quickly cause serious problems -- including death. It's also usually more difficult to treat. That's because as your body's master control system, the brain is critical to your overall function. Yet, the thick, bony skull that snugly protects this vital organ provides little room for the brain to swell.